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    Govt approves selection of Bangladesh-Slovenia joint venture for MNP licence

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    Infozillion BD-Teletech Consortium has been selected finally for awarding a licence to operate the much-awaited mobile number portability (MNP) service amid controversy over the selection process, a senior official of the telecom regulator told New Age on Monday...

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    Accord won’t cut ties with all units of a group for safety faults at 1 unit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on October 16, 2017

    European retailers and buyers would not cut business relations with all the factories of a business group due to safety faults in one of its units, provided that the group shuts the noncompliant unit on its own...

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    Stocks creep to positive zone as turnover hits 3-month low

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on October 16, 2017

    Dhaka stocks barely finished positive on Monday with the turnover hitting three-month low, reflecting investors’ presence on the trading floor following the imposition of penalty on a number of banks by Bangladesh Bank for overexposure in the capital market...

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    CSE lifts ban on trading rights of Firstlead Securities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on October 13, 2017

    The Chittagong Stock Exchange has lifted the suspension on the trading rights of Firstlead Securities despite the fact that the brokerage house is yet to pay the entire amount of money it embezzled from its investors’ accounts...

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    1,000 recruiting agencies remain inactive

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 08:40pm on October 15, 2017

    Out of 1,400 recruiting agencies having valid licences, only 400 are active, Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training officials told New Age...

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    Online tax returns filing yet to get momentum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on October 15, 2017

    Submission of income tax returns online has yet to get momentum after the introduction of the facility on November 1 last year due mainly to a lukewarm response from taxpayers and failure of the National Board of Revenue in building awareness about the facility among taxpayers...

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    Shipping minister warns Rupali Bank management over expulsion of CBA leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on October 15, 2017

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan on Sunday warned the Rupali Bank management over the expulsion of the bank’s collective bargaining agent leaders who manhandled officials of the bank...

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    RMG sector to get 500-acre block in Mirsarai SEZ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on October 15, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to allocate 500 acres of land to the country’s readymade garment exporters for setting up an ‘RMG Block’ in the Mirsarai Special Economic Zone of Chittagong...